What government program was designed to cover medical expenses

QUESTION 1

1. What government program was designed to cover medical expenses for the indigent who cannot afford to pay for health services?

    Medicare
    Medicaid
    Social Security
    Affordable Care

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QUESTION 2

1. Consumer demand was the catalyst for the creation of community based programs

 

True

False

5 points   

QUESTION 3

1. Who owns and operates the overwhelming majority of assisted living facilities?

 

    for profit organizations
    not for profit organizations
    managed care organizations
    the government

 

5 points   

QUESTION 4

1. The long-term care system works best when it maintains its focus on medical treatment, rather than being distracted by quality of life and other non-medical or non-clinical services.

 

True

False

5 points   

QUESTION 5

1. Why does subacute care appeal to reimbursers such as Medicare, MCOs, and private insurance companies, as an option to hospitalization?

 

    The clear regulations make them easier to work with
    The lack of regulations allows the reimburser to set rates
    The reimburser has mre control over the services that are provided
    They provide required services for consumers at a lower cost

 

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QUESTION 6

1. One difference between subacute care and postacute care is that subacute care provides outpatient services, while postacute care provides inpatient services.

 

True

False

5 points   

QUESTION 7

1. An admission to a nursing facility for a consumer who cannot remain at home because of disabilities or care needs would best be categorized as a:

 

    choice-based admission
    Family-initiated admission
    need-driven admission
    MD initiated admission

 

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QUESTION 8

1. Whether a subacute care unit is freestanding or physically housed within a larger facility, it will most likely be affiliated with, or even owned and operated by, a hospital or nursing facility.

 

True

False

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QUESTION 9

1. A residential setting for seniors that might provide supportive services is called

    Assisted living
    Independent living
    Nursing Home
    Continuing Care Retirement Community

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QUESTION 10

1. Rather than simply maintain their current quality of life, most seniors moving into senior housing want their quality of life to improve.

 

True

False

5 points   

QUESTION 11

1. A senior housing complex that is built by a municipality to serve the needs of its citizens is an example of a facility that is:

 

    publicly owned
    owned by for profit investors
    privately owned
    owned by an MCO

 

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QUESTION 12

1. Medicare reimbursement is available for certified home health and hospice care providers, but not for adult day care.

 

True

False

5 points   

QUESTION 13

1. The basic philosophy of home health care is to:

 

    provide services for both the patient and the caregiver
    approach health care in a holistic manner
    take the healthcare services to the consumer
    give comfort and support to the patients and his or her family

 

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QUESTION 14

1. Since assisted living facilities focus primarily on quality of life and autonomy for consumers, they must contract with outside agencies in order to provide healthcare services for their residents.

 

True

False

5 points   

QUESTION 15

1. Residents who move from an independent living community to an assisted living facility most often do so because of:

 

    increased functional capacity
    dissatisfaction with the services provided
    decreased independence or functional ability
    desire to be closer to family

 

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QUESTION 16

1. A hospital that purchases a nursing home and a home care agency is creating a horizontally integrated system

 

True

False

5 points   

QUESTION 17

1. One weakness of the current long-term care system is that it focuses on payment availability.  The reason it has this focus is that:

 

    services are distributed unequally.
    it is a reimbursement-driven system.
    it is a fragmented system.
    there are multiple entry points into the system

 

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QUESTION 18

1. Given the philosophy of hospice, palliative care is more important that curative care

 

True

False

5 points   

QUESTION 19

1. What is true about accreditation?

 

    It is required by law for all long term care providers.
    There are mandated penalties for not being accredited.

 

    It is the process by which agencies are listed as eligible to provide a regulated service.

 

    It is given by private agencies that are funded by the participating providers.

 

 

5 points   

QUESTION 20

1. The vast majority of all long term care facilities are owned by for-profit organizations.

True

False

5 points   

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